[amsat-bb] Re: AO-73 Question

David Johnson dave at thejohnsonsonline.net
Thu Dec 26 22:24:26 PST 2013

Hi Peter.

The satellite is only in transponder mode when it is in eclipse, with the
beacon on low power.

In full sunlight it is in beacon mode only.


Dave, G4DPZ
FUNcube Team Member
On 27 Dec 2013 04:55, "Peter Budnik" <kb1hy2 at comcast.net> wrote:

> Dear Felloe Satellite Hams
> I've been listening to AO-73 Telemetry beacon for about 2 weeks now and
> never hear any radio contact going on.
> Is there any activity on the new satellite or is that mode not functional
> at this time?
> Thanks for any help.
> 73
> Peter,KB1HY
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